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Author(s):Tolley, Craig
Author Affiliation:Professor, County College of Morris and President, SFMANJ
Title:Turf renovation
Source:Update [New Jersey]. Vol. 7, No. 4, July/August 2007, p. 8.
# of Pages:1
Publishing Information:Pennsville, NJ: Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Choice of species; Compaction; Evaluations; Glyphosate; Mowing height; Overseeding; Recommendations; Seeding; Turf renovation
Abstract/Contents:Defines renovation as "turf improvement that involves partial or complete replanting without total tillage of the soil." Recommends that renovation be considered "when the condition turf stand is: severely damaged by pests, predominately [predominantly] covered by weeds (broadleaf or grassy), of a poor quality turf due to excess thatch or compaction, or if a combination of these conditions exist [exists]." Details potential methods for beginning the renovation process, highlighting site evaluation, species selection, weed eradication, soil compaction, overseeding, and irrigation. Mentions that the potential necessity of fertilizer applications might be determined by a soil test. Concludes that "when time is extremely limited one can either prime or pre-germinate the seed for a quicker establishment," identifying a potential method for doing so.
Language:English
References:0
Note:Reprint appears in Update, 8(4) July/August 2008, p. 15, 18
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Tolley, C. 2007. Turf renovation. Update [New Jersey]. 7(4):p. 8.
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